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AAAS: Machine learning 'causing science crisis'

Science & Nature - 4 hours 17 min ago
Techniques used to analyse data are producing misleading and often wrong results, critics say.

Missionaries and nurses trapped in Haiti as protests sweep country

World - 7 hours 17 min ago
A group of 24 Canadian missionaries and another of nurses are among visitors stranded in Haiti by ongoing street protests sweeping through the Caribbean country.

Bryan Adams is not Ryan Adams

Entertainment - 7 hours 37 min ago
Yes, they are musicians who share the same last name and the same birthday, but Bryan Adams is not Ryan Adams.

Nigerians react with anger and confusion after presidential elections postponed

World - 8 hours 35 min ago
It had been a long election campaign, fiercely contested and marked by flashes of violence, but Nigerians were finally looking forward to casting their votes in what is the largest democratic exercise in Africa.

In a league of his own, Hirscher is the skier that 'can't lose'

World - 10 hours 28 min ago
How do you judge greatness in sport? Can you even compare athletes from different eras? Two classic bar room topics with no finite answers.

Two suspects arrested in alleged attack of 'Empire' star Jussie Smollett

Entertainment - Sat, 02/16/2019 - 04:53
Two suspects have been arrested in the alleged attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, Chicago Police Department said Friday.

A WWI letter was found in a box of old papers after almost 102 years

World - Sat, 02/16/2019 - 02:51
A Canadian antique dealer stumbled on an unlikely treasure in a bunch of old papers she bought for a dollar -- a letter written by a World War I soldier almost 102 years ago.

Haiti President defiant amid deadly protests and calls for his resignation

World - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 23:32
Haitian President Jovenel Moise has rejected calls for his resignation and promised unspecified economic measures after more than a week of deadly anti-government protests.

Call to ban killer robots in wars

Science & Nature - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 23:28
Scientists have called for a ban on the development of weapons controlled by AI.

Hiker speaks after taking on mountain lion... and winning

Science & Nature - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 22:49
Travis Kauffman was hiking in Colorado when he came toe-to-toe with a young mountain lion.

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are engaged

Entertainment - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 22:39
It appears Valentine's Day was a good one for Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom.

Gene-edited animal plan to relieve poverty in Africa

Science & Nature - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 22:00
Researchers in Edinburgh develop gene-edited farm animals for poor farmers in Africa.

'Kim Possible' kicks off Disney live-action adaptation parade

Entertainment - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 20:31
Disney's upcoming movies include a trio of big-budget adaptations of its animated hits and a steady dose of superheroes. Its TV arm beats the studio to the punch and round-house kick, however, with "Kim Possible," a Disney Channel live-action movie based on the animated series.

Climate march students: 'We need change and we need it now'

Science & Nature - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 20:15
Students have protested across the UK to air their views on the issue of climate change. We talked to some of those in Manchester.

John Krasinski isn't running away from 'Jim'

Entertainment - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 20:06
It took John Krasinski six days into filming "A Quiet Place" to know for certain that he was onto something.

Jussie Smollett case: Everything we know so far

Entertainment - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 19:18
It's been two weeks since Jussie Smollett says he was attacked in a Chicago neighborhood and a lot has occurred thus far.

'Lorena' goes beyond tabloid trappings and to the heart of Bobbitt case

Entertainment - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 19:15
The Lorena Bobbitt story launched a thousand jokes, from late-night comedians to Howard Stern. The four-part documentary "Lorena," however, goes beyond the headlines about the woman who cut off her husband's penis, yielding a thoughtful, comprehensive look at domestic abuse and how the media covers high-profile stories.

Climate strike: Schoolchildren protest over climate change

Science & Nature - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 19:02
Students in cities around the UK walked out of school to call for action from the government.
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